This Week in Buenos Aires

Monday

(By Bichuas)

Head to the National Theatre Museum where you can catch a glimpse of the city’s dramatic history. Costumes, props and manuscripts are amongst the objects exhibited. Whilst in the area, stop by traditional bar El Banderin for a warm submarino (Hot milk with a melted chocolate bar).

In the evening head to Gibraltar in San Telmo for some hearty curries and draught beer.

National Theatre Museum

Córdoba 1199

4815-8812

El Banderin

Guardia Vieja 3601, Almagro

4862-7757

Gibraltar

Peru 895, San Telmo

4362-5310

Tuesday

(San Martin by Santiagonostalgico)

Explore the local history at the Casa del Bicentenario where the temporary exhibit on Argentine economics is being displayed until the end of the week.  Whilst in the area check out some books and stop for coffee at the stunning Ateneo Grand Splendid.

In the evening head to chic Le Bar for cocktails and live music starting at 10pm.

Casa del Bicentenario 

Riobamba 985

4813.0301

Ateneo Gran Splendid

Av. Santa Fe 1860

4813.6052

Le Bar

Tucuman 422

5219-0858

Wednesday

(Cafe San Juan by canadianAEh)

Check out Fronteras en Mutacion (Of Bridges and Borders), an interesting interdisciplinary exhibit which shows sculptures, video art, drawing and other expressions of 13 international artists. Stop by Cafe San Juan for a great typical lunch in the area.

Later on  head to the Centro Cultural 25 de Mayo for the Multimilonga tango event being held at 8.30pm.

Fronteras en Mutación CCEBA

Balcarce 1150, San Telmo

4312-3214

Cafe San Juan

Av. San Juan 450, San Telmo

4300-1112

Multimilonga- Centro Cultural 25 de Mayo

Triunvirato 4440, Villa Urquiza

4524-7997

Thursday

(Palermo Parks by Danilo Trombela)

Walk through the lush Palermo parks and stop by the Sivory art museum to see the exhibits being displayed.

Ballet lovers will get a chance to see Tchaikovsky’s Sleeping Beauty at the at 8.30 pm in the Colon Theatre which is flaunting a new curtain.

Sivory Art Museum

Av. Infanta Isabel 555, Palermo

4774-9452

Teatro Colon

Cerrito 628

4378-7100

Friday

(Cafe Tortoni by willposh)

Visit the Feria de las Artes  at the Plazoleta San Francisco on the corner of Alsina and Defensa.  Whilst you’re in the area don’t forget to stop by the Cafe Tortoni for coffee and medialunas (croissants).

For an upbeat party at the early dawn head to Crobar in Palermo.

Cafe Tortoni

Av. de Mayo 825/29

4342-4328

Crobar

Marcelo Freire. Paseo de la Infanta, Palermo.

4778 1500

Saturday and Sunday

(La Boca by Paula Soler-Moya)

Anime and Manga at the Japanese gardens. Av. Figueroa Alcorta and Av. Caseres, Palermo.

Brunch at POPA art gallery on Saturdays from 2pm-8pm. Lamadrid 882. La Boca

Tiempos que Corren is an original performance by circus actors that interact with three hangers full of clothes and space.  On Sunday 8pm. At   Galpon Las Catalinas. Benito Perez Galdós 93, La Boca. 4307-1097.

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